A Kansas wheat farmer filed a federal lawsuit against Monsanto June 3, and more cases are expected, after a field of genetically modified wheat was found in Oregon, causing wheat prices to fall.
This week’s top stories include backyard poultry, shale gas permits, geocaching and Lyme disease.
The Lavelle family’s Stonewall Farm in Athens County has been certified by the American Tree Farm System as meeting its standards for woodland stewardship.
A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.
Exact impact is unknown, but could be significant for U.S.-Chinese pork producers.
Ohio Department of Agriculture to expand Thousand Cankers Disease quarantine
Harrison County led with the number of permits issued. A total of 16 permits were issued during May.
Wind farm gets approval, despite concerns by some residents.
Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly.
Clinton County will be unveiling a new GeoTrail June 29, that encompasses a series of geocaches at more than 30 barn sites across the county.